Lake County Schools to Arm Some Staff

According to the district, 30 administrators responded in informal polling and said they would be interested in carrying firearms to protect their school.

Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Help Student Loan Borrowers

Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 

Bill Helping Disabled Vets With Higher Ed Costs Gaining Traction in Tallahassee

This week, state Reps. Daisy Morales, D-Orlando, and Christopher Benjamin, D-Miami Gardens, were able to get their bill helping disabled veterans with education benefits...

Ron DeSantis Proposes $99.7 Billion Budget for 2022-2023 Fiscal Year

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis offered a $99.7 billion budget proposal for the Legislature to consider when it meets next year. DeSantis dubbed his proposal...

Marco Rubio: How the Bipartisan Economic Consensus Is Destroying American Greatness

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., delivered American Compass’ Inaugural Henry Clay Lecture in Political Economy at Hillsdale College Kirby Center. In the speech,...

Ron DeSantis Gets Ready to Take On ‘Corporate Wokeness’ and Critical Race Theory

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis came out swinging against “woke indoctrination” and Critical Race Theory. DeSantis announced that he will fight for the “Stop the...
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Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Looks Back at 2021 Accomplishments

The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) closed out what it called another milestone year with several accomplishments that further the agency’s mission of...

House Passes REMOTE Act to Help Student Veterans

Last week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. David Trone’s, D-Mary., “Responsible Education Mitigating Options And Technical Extensions (REMOTE) Act.” The bill will help student...

Donna Shalala Named to House Education and Labor Committee

Shalala, who was named to the powerful U.S. House Rules Committee earlier this month, was the only Florida Democrat to be included in the new assignments. 
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Ron DeSantis Showcases Funds for Teachers

These investments include $550 million to continue elevating minimum teacher salaries, as well as $215 million to provide all of Florida’s eligible public school principals and teachers with $1,000 disaster relief payments.

The University of Tampa to Launch Doctoral Degree in Business Administration Program in Fall

The University of Tampa (UT) announced this week that it will begin offering a doctoral degree in business administration, starting fall 2022. The Executive Doctor...

Marco Rubio’s, Amy Klobuchar’s Bill Helping Veterans Move into STEM Jobs Clears the Senate

At the start of the year, Rubio and Klobuchar unveiled the “Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act” which, they insist, “would assist veterans re-entering the workforce by directing the National Science Foundation to encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).”